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Animal Magic
(Its More Familiar Than You Think!) A Circle fills the room with its special glow. Fragrant herbs perfume the air; candles light the night. And two small eyes glow up at you, knowing that they too are part of the magic. People and animals have worked magic...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
Basics of Magick: The Use of Color in Magick
White | Silver | Grey | Pink | Red | Purple | Brown | Blue | Green | Yellow | Gold | Black In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles,...
Symbology >> Colorology
An Overview of Core Shamanism
Core shamanism developed out of research done by Dr. Michael Harner. He discovered that all over the world, while the overall approaches to shamanism may be different, there were key elements in common. Dr. Harner then set about synthesizing these elements so...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Questions and Answers about Power Animals
Question : So, what does it mean to work with 'power' animals? Are we working with an individual animal, say the 'possum down the street or the wolf at the zoo? Answer : Well, sorry to say, no. When you work with a 'power' animal (I've got to find a better...
Symbology >> Animals
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Chiron, Teacher of Achilles
I chose to look at Chiron as the teacher of Achilles rather than the more usual naming of him as the wounded healer, which in later times has been used frequently by astrologers, post-Jungians and other therapists. Why? Not because I think the aspect of...
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Optimal Gait and Form for Animal Locomotion - GRAIL - University of
Optimal Gait and Form for Animal Locomotion. Kevin Wampler∗. Zoran Popovic.
Animal Locomotion Controllers From Scratch
K. Wampler & J. Popovic & Z.
Animal Locomotion for Animators - Dr. Stuart Sumida
Animal Locomotion for. Animators. Stuart S.
Guide to Terrestrial Animal Locomotion By Stephen Pecylak
In general, there are numerous types of locomotion that animals use. ... For terrestrial locomotion, there are three major types of movement.
Demonstrations and Activities for Teaching Animal Locomotion
Demonstrations and Activities for Teaching Animal Locomotion. Stephen Pecylak . Animal Locomotion is a very interactive topic in biology, requiring kids to get ...

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Snake walk: The slippery physics of slithering
If you've ever tried to walk up a sand dune, then you are familiar with the problem: unstable ground makes a mission out of locomotion. Now, imagine doing it on your belly.
Ghost octopod shows how little we know about deep-sea life
Vecchione: Fins are hydro-dynamically more efficient than jet propulsion for swimming [a standard locomotion for shallow-water octopods]. Because the deep sea is a low-food environment, having low-energy locomotion ...
Seeking Elixir of Life, a Scientist Studies Fruit Flies
But to be declared a success, the lab is putting cinnamon through three additional tests—does it harm reproductive ability and locomotion and what impact does it have on cognitive capacities such as memory.
Meet Boston Dynamics' family of strange and amazing robots
The robot maker is a subsidiary of search giant Google, but the company began in 1992 as a spinoff from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), allowing robotics experts to continue their work on animal-like robots outside of academia.
Edge Mom: Practice makes better
I mean, if that were the case, we would all still be crawling – it's safer and easier than the balance and coordination needed for bipedal locomotion (er… walking. I could just say walking).

Suggested Web Resources

Animal locomotion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Animal locomotion, in ethology, is any of a variety of movements or methods that animals use to move from one place to another. Some modes of locomotion are ...
Terrestrial locomotion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Terrestrial locomotion has evolved as animals adapted from aquatic to terrestrial environments. Locomotion on land raises different problems than that in water, ...
Locomotion Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles
Locomotion. Animals have evolved an amazing variety of ways to get around. There are animals with no legs; animals with one appendage that serves as a " leg" ...
Animal Locomotion: 10 Marvelous Means of Movement - WebEcoist
Jan 28, 2009 Though we typically only think about swimming, walking or flying, there are over 30 different documented types of animal locomotion.
locomotion | behaviour | Britannica.com
Locomotion, in ethology, any of a variety of movements among animals that results in progression from one place to another.

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